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I'm Eni Oken, artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I've explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Broken Triangle Pendant PDF Tutorial

Broken Triangle Pendant PDF Tutorial

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Ever wonder what to do with those beautifully tumbled river pebbles?

Although not considered precious, river pebbles and tumbled stones can acquire a beauty of their own. In this tutorial, I used an ALMOST geometric pebble to construct a "fractured" pendant. The broken portion is completed with a cluster of small precious beads.

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

What people said about this tutorial:

As soon as I saw the picture for this tutorial, I knew my life would be good. I have one pretty stone in particular that I broke and refused to get rid of. This tutorial is the perfect solution for my beautiful stone. What I really love about this tutorial is the different drawing scenarios on the first few pages. Regardless of the shape of your stone, Eni has it covered! There are many tips and tricks throughout that I found very useful. It really helps you understand how to work with either your broken or odd shaped stones. All the directions are very clear and concise. I have plenty more stones that this technique will be perfect for. Whether you look at it from the front or backside, it’s a beautiful thing! This tutorial will become one of my favorites and well used throughout the coming years. Thank you so much Eni for an ingenious way to use these orphaned stones. I plan to try some other bezel options with this technique. Posted by ltricci via JewelryLessons.com

 

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

More information:

Intermediate level: requires some knowledge of wire wrapping

65 detailed steps

29 pages

Materials required:
  • 2 feet of 18ga wire (or thicker)
  • 1 polished geometric pebble
  • Between 16 to 18 feet of 28 ga wire
  • About 20 5mm round precious beads
  • Paper

 

Tools required:
  • Ruler
  • Flush wire cutter
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round Nose pliers
  • Painters tape
  • Metallic Hammer
  • Metallic block or anvil
  • Bail pliers or a pencil
  • Pen or pencil

 

"What a great idea! Can't wait to try this"

 

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